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... up the European coast along the Bosphorus a little further and the hop across to Asia for lunch... Just coz we can.
It was a fantastic experience and we got to see so much more than you could ever manage on foot. Plus, Istanbul's traffic is so horrendous it's a very ineffective way to see the city. What I learned was that as charming as parts of the city are at street level - the hidden alleyways and winding, ...
... sat out on the shade for a while watching the ships coming in and out of the port, and the locals fishing of the quay. Once it was cooler we walked Logan turning left instead of our usual right turn. Along the road past all the tunnel excavations we cut through to the waterfront and walked by the fish restaurants. Many of the waiters said 'they could find a place for the dog if we wanted to eat' but we decline. At the rear of ...
... to the next hostel. We got the tram to sultanahmet, the area with all the mosques and ottoman buildings etc, and walked to our hostel, which is about a block from a giant square between the blue mosque and the aya Sofia; every morning we'll be treated to quite a spectacular sight. When we arrived, we checked in and spent ages just lying around. We went upstairs and sat on the terrace (where there is a restaurant and bar) and had a ...
... even gave us their personal business cards to e-mail them if we have any questions and told us to contact them if we are ever in their hometown. They were lovely. The Blue Mosque was given its name because of the dominant color in all of the décor. There are 23,000 blue stained glass pieces in the windows each cut by hand. The Mosque was built between 1606-1616 and was commissioned by the Sultan at that time who was only 21 years ...
The top of this magnificent spot had some typical tourist attractions of hot pools, ruins and who could forget a couple of random roosters. We decided to check out the other ruins to compare from earlier that morning and have a general wander around. After many photos and to see the sun going down we vouched for another kebab, some local Turkish beer (Efes) and who could forget the delicious ...